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Marloes van Lent
West Kootenay, Golden, Financial, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Marloes van Lent: Golden’s Dutch bookkeeper

Settling into Golden is as straightforward as balancing the books—just ask Dutch transplant Marloes van Lent

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Neith Muth by the Columbia River in 2016.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial

Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship established

The Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship honours Neil Muth, the Trust’s president and chief executive officer from 2005 through 2016, who passed away last November.

A member of Avalanche Canada’s South Rockies Field Team helps keep backcountry users safe. Columbia Basin Trust is committing $450,000 over three years to the organization.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial

Want to play in the snow? New funding helps keep you safe

To support the important work Avalanche Canada does, Columbia Basin Trust is funding the non-profit organization with $450,000 over three years.

The dramatic Kicking Horse Bridge was part of an earlier upgrade on Highway #1.
Kootenay BizBlog, Developments, Financial, Transportation

At $110 million per KM, Kicking Horse Highway upgrade likely most expensive strip of road in Canada

B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone stated that most of the funding, $450 million, is for improvements to a four-kilometre section of the road.

An artist's rendition of the new ultra-modern Castlegar Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Centre building.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments, Financial, Small Business, Tourism

New chamber building envisioned for Castlegar

Castlegar is buzzing these days with the exciting prospect of building a new, ultra-modern Chamber of Commerce and visitors centre building.

Forty-nine projects were approved for funding in 2016 with a combined total of $1.07 million from Columbia Basin Trust's Environment Grants program.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Developments, Education, Environment, Financial

Environment Projects to benefit Basin

Columbia Basin Trust program helps strengthen environmental well-being.

Graphic of person standing with arms outstretched, with words
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial, Retail, Small Business

Are you BC’s Chamber of the Year?

The BC Chamber of the Year Award is about encouraging and inspiring organizational and business excellence.

Chris Brien and his partners at Pinnacle Professional Accounting in Castlegar, B.C., are building a new office for the business, with residences above it.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Financial, Small Business

Chris Brien picks Castlegar

Improved Internet service in Castlegar opens new possibilities for Chris Brien, his partners and the staff of Pinnacle Professional Accounting.

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Krystal Wills, financial manager, of the Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC)
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Financial, Tourism, Transportation

Canadian Rockies International Airport reports busy year in 2016

Krystal Wills, financial manager of the Canadian Rockies International Airport, presented an update on travel trends in 2016.

College of the Rockies Recruitment Officer, Jennifer Inglis, looks forward to welcoming community members to the College’s annual Open House on February 8.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Financial, Technology

College of the Rockies hosting annual Open House

This year’s Open House will be jam-packed with a wide variety of activities as well as information sessions.

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